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news" with katie couric. >> rodriguez: good evening, katie is off tonight. president obama is finally ready to announce his new strategy for the war in afghanistan. it will come next week in an address to the nation. and the question is not whether he'll send more u.s. troops, but how many. by january, 68,000 will be on the ground in afghanistan. and as our david martin first reported earlier this month, the president is expected to approve most of the additional 40,000 troops that have been requested by the commanding general stanley mcchrystal. but that could be a tough sell in congress. chief white house correspondent chip reid begins our coverage tonight. chip? >> reporter: well, good evening, maggie. after a long, agonizing process, the president finally said today he's made a decision on afghanistan. but he also said he's still not ready to tell the american people exactly what that decision is. it took the president nearly two and a half months and nine long meetings with his war council to finally settle on a new plan for afghanistan. >> it is my intention to finish the job. >
this is the "cbs evening news" with katie couric. >> smith: good evening, katie is off tonight. our top story begins with a frantic call to 911 made from a car speeding out of control. the gas pedal is stuck, the driver can't stop. it all leads to a deadly crash and now to a massive recall. national correspondent jim axelrod has the story. >> reporter: toyota, which built its reputation on safety and quality, now says it knows how to fix the problem behind the biggest recall in its history. the automaker will redesign accelerator pedals in four million toyotas and lexuses, including the camry-- america's top-selling car, 436,000 sold in 2008-- and the prius, the best-selling hybrid. the trouble is, in toyota vehicles like this 2009 tacoma pickup truck, the gas pedal can get tangled up in the floor mat, causing the vehicle to speed up even if the driver pumps the brakes. it's not enough to stop. five deaths have been blamed on this unintended acceleration and the recall was prompted by a crash outside san diego last summer that killed four family members. >> our accelerator is stuck! >> report
of new york city bloomberg, and katie. i think the fact that this wednesday before thanksgiving, 8:00 in the morning. we have a full house and a lot of cameras. it's either a testament to the fact that timeliness and the quality of this discussion or they are expecting you to announce decisions this morning. but seriously, we are here today to discuss this is a reform and the 21st century, an issue that could not be more timely to keep our global edge and economies try the nation needs to get education ride. many to improve our failing schools and close the persistent achievement caps and prepare all e all students regardless of the family background with the workplace of the 21st century. that is with these great leaders and our team here at cap led by sandra brown have been striving for. the american recovery and reinvestment act targeted for education reform 4.35 billion in the top funds. 2 million for the teacher incentive on, $250 million in a statewide longitudinal data grants and $3 billion in title one school improvement grants, a total of $8 billion. the race for the top p
, katie couric, steven spielberg, political superstar republican louisiana governor bobby jindal, colin powell and the sometimes republican sometimes independent sometimes democratic mayor of new york city michael bloomberg. all eyes on michelle obama wearing an elegant gown by naeem kahn. time for the big number. you know how republican leaders keep attacking democrats for spending so much money. house majority leader john boehner might want to look at his own greens fees. congressman boehner's political action committee spent almost $83,000 on golf outings this year at courses from his home state of ohio to virginia to florida. they have teed off to the tune of $82,998. by the way, john boehner waiting for an invite to go golfing with the president. hasn't happened yet. >>> up next, getting to 60. is the public option standing in the way of passing the new health care bill in the senate? we talk to a senator that is critical to the debate. you are watching "hardball" only on msnbc. okay, now here's our holiday gift list. aww, not the mall. well, i'll do the shopping... if you do the s
, katie couric, brian williams, robin roberts and fareed zakaria and sanjay gupta, too. from politics, general colin powell, new york mayor michael bloomberg, speaker nancy pelosi and a cast of other big players, at least one of whom the energy secretary went the wrong way. in the tent on the south lawn, all seemed to go right. the prime minister was the guest of honor but all the focus was on the commander in chief. >> it's been said that the most beautiful things in the universe are the starry heavens above us and the feeling of duty within us. mr. prime minister, today we work to fulfill our duty. bring our countries closer together than ever before. tonight under the stars we celebrate the spirit that will sustain our partnership, the bonds of friendship between our people. to the unite future that beckons all of us. >> reporter: the guests dined on eggplant salad, roast potato dumplings, chick peas with prawns and pumpkin pie. ♪ peace and quiet and open air >> reporter: jennifer hudson was on the entertainment program. she told cnn's suzanne malveaux she practiced a lot. >> i r
due to excessive rush on the frame. >>> the cbs news less than an hour away. harry smith in for katie couric. good evening, harry. >> why did they earmark billions of your tax dollars for pet projects. we will follow the money. >>> a high end chef serving up meals and hope for the homeless. those stories and a lot more on thanksgiving eve right here on the evening news right after 9news now. back to you. >> it is thanksgiving eve. have a good one, harry. thank you. >>> more trees will soon line the national mall. >> but first, two people have a lot to be thankful for this holiday after walking away from a fiery plane crash. we will be right back. >>> i'm peggy fox with moms like me.com. what are you thanksgiving for this year? we would love to hear yours along with how you plan to spend black friday. join the discussions on momslikeme.com. >>> two people lucky to be alive after a plane crash today in north carolina. the single-engine cessna 170b crashed and burst into flames in chatham county west of raleigh. emergency officials say two people inside somehow escaped serious injury muc
the media, katie couric, brian williams, robin roberts, and sanjay gupta. you are looking at video right now. let's take our next telephone call from houston, missouri. david on the independent line, go ahead. caller: we would rather see our tax dollars paid to hunt down osama bin laden than to pay for health care on 20 million illegal aliens. thank you. host: thank you. next telephone call is from santa rosa, calif. on the democrats' line. good morning. caller: i was wondering if any of the troop surge included catching bin laden. i have not heard any more about that. t again. host: thank you. chile, republican -- joey, republican line. caller: i think we should stay the course. if we pulled out now, everybody who has died would have died in vain. all these democrats will are saying that we need to pull out. they have no idea. look what happened in somalia when those rangers wanted support and clinton denied it. democrats are likely need to pull out. clinton was the calveroward. 18 rangers and countless others died in vain. if we do not stay the course, everybody who has died in iraq and af
. big names from network news like brian williams, katie couric and a brain surgeon we're proud to call our own, dr. sanjay gupta. and the washington crowd included former secretary of state colin powell, new york mayor michael bloomberg and a slightly bewildered energy secretary. >> to the future that beckons all of us. >> reporter: even the toast was short and sweet. >> let our two great nations realize all the triumphs and achievements that await us. cheers. >> reporter: and on another culinary note, today the president pardons the thanksgiving turkey. john, christine. >> jill dougherty, thanks, in washington. >> looks like a lot of fun. >>> seven minutes after the hour. new this morning, is facebook headed pour an initial public offering. it's creating a two class stock structure. the aim is keeping control of the company with mark zuckerberg and other stockholders. basically what google did before it went public in 2004. but facebook says it has no plans for an incompetento, quote, at this time. >>> firefighters are battling a wildfire east of anaheim hills in orange county, califo
that they talked to katie couric, it was like ambush journalism, with ambush questions like "what do you read?" >> right. >> that's a trick question. not if you read, no, it's not, really. >> caught her off guard. >> anyway, that is the story, isn't it? that question that some see as a softball that governor palin couldn't answer. what do you read? and others, her fans see it as a big-city fastball. >>> next, birther mania lives on. take a look at this billboard out in colorado. it reads "president or jihad? birth certificate, prove it." then, of course, "wake up, america, remember ft. hood." well, that billboard represents the bad streak in american history from the no-nothings in the 19th century to the birchers in the 1950s to the birthers of today. it's nothing new and it's obviously not a great advertisement for america. >>> finally, lou dobbs for president? >> crazy as it may sound, there is talk of lou dobbs for president in 2012. is that crazy talk? >> what's so crazy about that? >> that's what i'm asking you. >> goly, i mean -- >> well, is it crazy talk or is it real? >> i'll tell yo
, katie couric, brian williams inside. steven spielberg from hollywood, actor blair underwood, so really some big names. colin powell, former secretary of state, is also here, and then of course members of the obama administration, indian delegation as well. so big names showing up here tonight for the event and it's far from over. >> and you hinted at this a little bit earlier but things like the menu and the entertainment all chosen for very specific reasons. give us the thinking there. >> reporter: that's right. well, let me lay it out for you. of course all of you sitting there waiting anxiously to find out what they will be dining on tonight, i'll sort of lay that out first of all. they'll start out with potato and eggplant salad, red lentil soup and then roasted potatoes and dumb place. are you hungry yet? >> yeah. >> reporter: and then, of course, an interesting thing, salad with the lettuce and herbs come from the garden here at the white house, it spans three presidencies here at the white house, eisenhower, the lynn be ly clintons, so fancy china for this great evening and of c
! hold on! take my hand! what are you guys doing out here? dad was just helping me take care of katie. you know... runaway stage. well, dinner will be ready in a few minutes. imagine what a little time can do for your family. >>> president obama promises to finish the fight in afghanistan. >> we are going to dismantle and degrade their capabilities. >> we'll get all the details about how he plans to do just that early next week. >>> performance fallout. ♪ >> adam lambert's american music awards appearance brings about changes in abc's plans to put him back on tv. >>> and, no corks to pop but that doesn't mean it's bad wine. >> i had some experiences with boxed wine which was not very good. coming here and tasting this wine, i was incredibly surprised. >> a chance to drink it all in on this wednesday, november 25th. >> cheers. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> they call them chateau cardboard. or franzia or whatever you want to call it. >> they're apparently a lot of steps up from franzia in terms of pedigree. >> i've had franzia. >> pete, have you had it yet? >> yeah. >
williams, katie couric and a brain surgeon we're proud to call our own, dr. sanjay gupta. and the washington crowd included former secretary of state colin powell, new york mayor michael bloomberg and a slightly bewildered energy secretary. >> to the future that beckons all of us. >> reporter: even the toast was short and sweet. >> let our two great nations realize all of the triumphs and achievements that await us. cheers. >> jill dougherty is joining us with more. there is a lot of preparation that goes into planning one of these. it's not like thawing a tv dinner. what does the white house actually get out of something like this? >> reporter: well, number one, it sends a message to the country that it's honoring that they are important and that's one thing the president wanted to do. it also you know, look at the guest list. there were a lot of very important indian americans at the dinner so that's a nod to their growing political and economic influence. you have to say it's a payback to some donors and supporters during the campaign. finally, it kind of defines the s
and blair underwood and katie couric, brian williams and robin roberts and cnn's own fareed zakaria and sanjay gupta, and colin powell, michael bloomberg, speaker nancy pelosi, and a cast of other big players, at least one of whom, the energy secretary, went the wrong way. in the tent on the south lawn, all seemed to go right. the prime minister was the guest of honor, but all the focus was on the commander in chief. >> it's been said that the most beautiful things in the universe are the starry heavens above us and the feeling of duty within us. mr. prime minister, today we work to fulfill our duty, to bring our countries closer together than ever before. tonight, under the stars, we celebrate the spirit that will sustain our partnership, the bonds of friendship between our people. to the future that beckons all of us. >> reporter: the guests dined on eggplant salad, roast potato dump lings, chickpeas, okra, and prawns with a pumpkin by tart for dessert. it was all served on china from the eisenhower, clinton, and george w. bush years. ♪ peace and quiet and an old >> reporter: je
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